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Chickens – Treats and Toys

Chickens – Treats and Toys

Animals, Homesteading, Outdoors
Are your chickens bored? Or is the heat getting to your chickens this summer? We can fix it!! Bored Chickens? Unknown to many, chickens do tend to get bored, especially in the winter months since there aren't bugs for them to search and eat which to them is also entertaining. There are simple and easy to make fixes for this issue. One way to make a toy for your chickens is to simply tie a string around a big head of cabbage and hang it up in the coop area. Simple enough right? The chickens will have fun pecking away at the cabbage head and watching it move around. It is also basically like a Kong toy for dogs (it's a toy and a hidden treat all in one). Chickens…
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Morel Mushroom Hunting

Morel Mushroom Hunting

Food, Homesteading, Outdoors
It's Spring Time and guess what that means......It's finally time for Morels to come back! Morels are highly sought after mushrooms that can bring high dollar amounts if you know where to find them. What is a Morel? Firstly, you're probably wondering....what in the world is a Morel? It is a wildly grown mushroom that is not available in stores, since it is not farm grown. In order to find morels you have to be willing to take a walk in the woods to find them, and of course know where to look. These mushrooms are highly sought out for their earthy, nutty, smoky flavor Unlike regular mushrooms they do not have the slimy mouth feel as many mushrooms can tend to have, which if you're like me that is…
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Raising Chickens – Why should you?

Raising Chickens – Why should you?

Animals, Homesteading, Outdoors
Deciding on whether or not to raise chickens can be a big debate for some, for others it is an easy decision. There are also many known and unknown facts about raising chickens that are interesting to those that have never been around chickens before. Benefits of Raising Chickens So you wonder what are some good reasons to raise your own chickens.... A great benefit to raising chickens is it's actually a lot cheaper than most people realize. The most money you'll end up spending is on the chicken coop itself, which there are multiple ways you can go about it. Many outdoor websites sell already made chicken coops but be weary of the ones you're looking into. (Always check reviews) For Instance, the first coop I bought was a…
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Getting Your Flower Bed Started

Getting Your Flower Bed Started

Gardening, Outdoors, Plants
First Things First So it's now spring time and warming up and you are now excitedly ready to start your flower garden, well there are steps you need to take. I for one have so many trees around my house, so once the warm weather hits I have plenty that I have to clean up and around my flower bed. You will want to remove any sorts of litter, brush, old leaves, etc. Whether you have a flower box, a flower bed (raised or in the ground), it will need to be cleaned up before you can start your new flower bed. Now everything is clean and you can get started on your flower garden journey! But What Should You Do Next? Alright so we have a nice and clean…
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